Monthly Archives: June 2010

US Risks Losing Export Market To Colombia

US Risks Losing Export Market To Colombia

Thebeefsite.com

“Despite the fact that Colombia has been the largest market for US agriculture exports in South America and the third-largest market in the Western hemisphere, behind only Canada and Mexico, we have lost significant market share in just a short period,” said USGC Chairman Rick Fruth.

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Wet weather forces cattlemen to make changes

Wet weather forces cattlemen to make changes

Lura Roti

The Cattle Business Weekly

What used to be a simple task of moving cow/calf pairs from calving pasture to summer pasture, turned into a complex process for northeastern South Dakota cattleman, Cortney Dinger this spring.

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Manure Provides Higher Returns Than Chemical Fertilizers, Economist Says

Manure Provides Higher Returns Than Chemical Fertilizers, Economist Says

Science Daily

No significant differences in corn yield were found between organic and chemical sources of nutrients, but a Texas AgriLife Research economist said manure generates higher economic returns than anhydrous ammonia.

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Why Fat Doesn’t Make for Flavorful Steak

Why Fat Doesn’t Make for Flavorful Steak

The Atlantic

"Fat is flavor." I presume you’re familiar with this phrase—nay, mantra. You may have even uttered it. "Fat is flavor" is what you might call a core grilling value, the one rule about red meat that everyone can agree on. Its universality is such that you almost expect to find "fat is flavor" enshrined in the Constitution.

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Stemple Creek Ranch: home to happy cows and grass-fed beef

Stemple Creek Ranch: home to happy cows and grass-fed beef

Anne Pao

San Francisco Examiner

San Francisco is a city that treats eating with the utmost responsibility. Vegetarian? Nowadays it is more about being vegan, gluten-free, and if you eat red meat, it better be locally-raised, hormone-free and grass-fed.

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Beefmaster Cattle Will be Part of New Research Project

Beefmaster Cattle Will be Part of New Research Project

Cattle Today

Through generous donations from Beefmaster breeders, a herd bull, 22 heifers, semen and embryos have been donated to the Animal Science Program at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.

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Foodborne Pathogens On Cattle Hides

Foodborne Pathogens On Cattle Hides

Thebeefsite.com

At abattoirs, certain microbial contamination of bovine carcasses during slaughter and dressing operations is inevitable and occurs at abattoirs in spite of adherence to process hygiene principles.

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